This is a small native hunting and habitation site I went to check out. It is along a prehistoric deer migration route. Native Americans set up a long rock wall to use as a blind and channel deer into a canyon where they could ambush them from above. The site is covered in flakes left over from spear and arrow point manufacturing. Interesting to note that none of the petroglyphs or pictographs in the canyon are of deer.
The mine was first worked for gold and silver by Chas Noble in 1915 and later developed into a multi-level mine and worked for tungsten to at least 1956. The few thousand feet of workings are developed along an impressive scheelite vein (the dyke) that stretches across the mountainside for
Back in 2014, we returned to Nevada to do some mine exploring. We found a couple of new sites and made some discoveries at some old favorites. This was a new discovery near the Endowment Mine. I haven’t come across any of the history on this place but it
In 2006, we took a side trip to check out the remains of a hidden 10 stamp and cyanide mill. The mine and mill were worked around 1915. There isn’t that much left of the mill even though it is in a remote location.